Shares of Eversource Energy /zigman2/quotes/203789081/composite ES -0.78% slid 0.68% to $81.95 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 0.72% to 4,682.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% rising 0.50% to 36,100.31. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Eversource Energy closed $12.59 short of its 52-week high ($94.54), which the company achieved on November 16th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D -0.73% fell 0.44% to $74.74, National Grid PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204048449/composite NGG +0.86% rose 0.74% to $65.45, and Consolidated Edison Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207137172/composite ED -0.50% fell 0.55% to $77.15. Trading volume (835,178) remained 538,570 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.